Robert Lehnhard

Robert LehnhardDirector, School of Kinesiology, Physical Education and Athletic Training
Professor of Education

124 Lengyel Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Bio: Robert Lehnhard is professor of education and director of the School of Kinesiology, Physical Education and Athletic Training, part of the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Lehnhard has been on the faculty at University of Maine since 1986. In addition, from 1986-1993 he served as strength and conditioning coach for the Athletic Department. His conducts applied, field-based, and multifaceted research, utilizing both human and animal subjects. Within the field of exercise physiology his focus has been on metabolism and the cardiovascular system.

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Ohio
B.A.S., Southern Methodist University, Texas

Courses taught at UMaine

  • KPE 378: Exercise Physiology
  • KPE 426: Exercise Prescription
  • KPE 490: Sports Nutrition
  • KPE 580: Human Biomechanics
  • KPE 588: Advanced Exercise Physiology

Sample publications

  • Martinson, T; Butterfield, SA; Mason, CA; Tu, S; Lehnhard, R; Nightingale, CJ. (2018). PACER performance of children aged 11-14 with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. Pediatric Exercise Science, 30(2), 237-242
  • Runner, A; Lehnhard, R; Butterfield, S; Tu, S. (2016). Predictors of speed using off-ice measures of college hockey players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning, 30(6), 1626-1632
  • McKeever, KH; McNally, BA; Hinchcliff, KW; Lehnhard, RA; Poole, DC. (2016). Effects of erythropoietin on systemic hematocrit and oxygen transport in the splenectomized horse. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, 225, 38-47
  • Bloedon, T; Vendrame, S; Bolton, J; Lehnhard, R; Klimis-Zacas, D. (2015). The effect of wild blueberry consumption on oxidative stress, the inflammatory response and DNA damage asssociated with exercise. Comparative Exercise Physiology, 11(3), 173-181
  • Butterfield, S; Tu, S; Mason, C; Lehnhard, R. (2015). Performance by middle school children with and without asthma on the PACER. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 120, (2), 628-641